Corny and amateurish, this scrappy little indie comedy about a scrappy little North Carolina pop band dares to pose, once again, that apparently eternal musical question: Faced with success, should one sell out, or stay true to the independent spirit of the
music, man? Yawn. Lead by tortured, painfully shy song writing genius Tony (Lee Holmes), four misfits form a band, dub themselves Circus Monkey, hook up with a New Age-y manager (Doug MacMillan), and hit the road in search of gigs and stardom. Forced to contend with a crappy van, bad food and
worse dialogue, our boys nearly call it quits. Then an eager record company representative offers them a Faustian bargain...